505 Agnes Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 321-3377
Fax: (512) 321-4767
Named after the annual blossoms that is known for is vibrancy and found only in Texas, Firewheel Cafe at the Hyatt Lost Pines is inspired by that wildflower. Done up in colorful hues, chandeliers and stained glass windows, the restaurant has a breezy and cheery look to it. The glass patio doors open to lovely outdoor terrace giving diners an option to dine inside or out with beautiful views of the well maintained grounds. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, it is the breakfast menu that is the star here featuring signature dishes. Lunch and dinner will see mesquite oven baked innovative pizzas, BBQ, fried chicken, Texan sized burgers and Texan style salmon. Vegetarians also have options here. Kids have a separate menu altogether.
Major Neighbors Grill at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines offers guests lovely views of the manicured grounds while serving breakfast, lunch and drinks daily. Dinner is offered seasonally, mostly during the spring break and summer where the Grill transforms into a Steakhouse serving succulent cuts such as Chile Rubbed Rib Eye and New York Strip. Don't forget to check out their namesake's 'Peace Jacket' on display at the restaurant.
Nestled on the second story of the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Stories is a genteel restaurant serving delectable cuisine and fine wine. The restaurant has a warm and inviting ambiance highlighted by its domed ceiling, rich wood tables and open kitchen. Enjoy the delicious offerings and the extensive wine list complementing your dishes.
Lefty's Bar & Grille may sound like a regular bar but it's not mainly because it's located at the airport. Secondly, the ambiance here is quite trendy while the staff is professional to the core. The drinks and the bar food are equally good, which are priced very reasonably. This is one of those bars where, one would find many tourists, many of 'em not speaking your language, which makes this bar all the more interesting. Not to mention the live music played here by talented local artists, almost throughout the year.
Justine's Brasserie serves up some of the best food in Austin. Specializing the French cuisine, Justine's is located in a very stylish small house in East Austin. No reservations are accepted, so be prepared to wait for a table at this popular spot. When you get a seat, make sure to start your meal with the escargot, one of the most popular dishes here.
Think Mexico when you go to El Meso because the friendly, warm ambiance, the hot-spicy food and the folk will surely make you feel you've arrived there. The Husband-wife team cook up delicious, authentic Mexican dishes like cochinita pibil, yucatan and pipian. There is self service and this place is open only for breakfast and lunch.
Patsy's Cowgirl Cafe, a cafe that opens up late in the morning, is quite pleased to serve its customers an early brunch or breakfast for that matter. It's a decent place to enjoy some good American cuisine. Live music to set the mood in the evening. The menu is quite diverse which will take you by surprise. Besides that, the service is good enough to leave you satisfied till you leave the cafe.
For authentic El Salvadorian on the East Side, El Zunzal has it covered. Fried plantains, both sweet and savory, occupy a large place on the menu, along with El Salvadorian banana leaf-wrapped tamales and succulent meats and beans. Pupusas - thick masa cakes filled with cheese, pork or loroco, an edible El Salvadorian flower - are freshly grilled to order and served with a fresh cabbage salad. Desserts like banana fritters, moist cakes and rich flan are a sweet finish to lunch or dinner. Mexican dishes are available as well. A selection of El Salvadorian and Mexican beers helps wash it all down.
Classic Tex-Mex food can be difficult to find in this era of concept chain restaurants hawking bland versions of the real thing. Once you discover this place, however, you will search no longer. Basic, time-honored Mexican combination plates join ranks here with Interior Mexican specialties and an extensive selection of vegetarian choices. Cheese Enchiladas with Salsa Verde are so good, they're comforting, and classic Chile Con Queso cannot be beaten. Chile Rellenos, Fajitas and other standards are reliably tasty as well. Aztec heroes and heroines, emblazoned on black velvet, keep you company while you dine. Take home an Aztec calendar to remind yourself to return.